Monday, October 15, 2012

A Wrinkle in Time

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The majority of these pieces have been pinched from the excellent website The Men’s Tribune. I've read through these pieces a few times and they are full of great information, thus, I often link to them or to the Tribune itself. However, lately I have been noticing that the links have been getting somewhat sketchy and on a few occasions I have not been able to access the site at all - some times for several days or a week at a time. Call me paranoid, but it makes me fear that all of this great stuff will one day just "poof" disapear, as so many other great sites have done in the past. As such, I am going to reprint these articles here into this blog - both for a back-up, and so that I may post these pieces myself on occasion, and encourage others to read them as well.
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From the Buddha’s Little Known “Ultimate Extinction of the Dharma Sutra”  
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Nothing Higher to Live For: A Buddhist View of Romantic Love -- by Bhikkhu Nyanasobhano (Leonard Price)
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Buddha – From “The Sutra of the Past Vows of Earth Store Bodhisattva”
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Buddha – from “Selected Writings of Nichiren”
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"The Spartan Women", The Politics of Aristotle: Politics, Book II B Ch. IX: 5-16.
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On a Good Wife, Aristotle, from “Oikonomikos", c 330 BCE
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De Officiius (excerpts) – by Cicero
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The History of Rome – by Titus Livius (59BC - 17AD)
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Advice to Married Couples – by Plutarch (46-120 A.D.)
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The Secret History – by Procopius of Caesarea (c. 550A.D.) (Book).
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The Lamentations of Matheolus (excerpts) -- by Mathieu of Boulogne, (1295 A.D.).(Book)
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The Fifteen Joys of Marriage (first two "joys") -- by Antoine de la Salle (possible author, born 1388)
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”The Man-Woman” – by Hic Mulier, 1620
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Memoirs Of Louis XIV And The Regency, Vol. III, Chapter II (excerpt) -- by the Duke of Saint-Simon (Translated by Bayle St. John.)
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Man Superior to Woman – by Anonymous, 1739.(Book)
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The Spirit of Laws (excerpts) – by Baron De Montesquieu, 1748
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Letter to His Son (excerpt) – by Lord Chesterfield, 1748
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Thomas Jefferson (selections)
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Tom Pry’s Wife – by Charles Lamb (1775-1834)
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A Bachelor’s Complaint of the Behaviour of Married People – by Charles Lamb (1775-1834)
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Democracy in America, Vol. 2, Ch. XII, "How The Americans Understand The Equality Of The Sexes" -- by Alexis de Tocqueville, 1840
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In Vino Veritas (or The Banquet) -- by Soren Kierkegaard (1813-1855)

Woman/Man -- from Kierkegaard's Journals 

The Metaphysics of the Love of the Sexes - by Arthur Schopenhauer, 1844 

On Women – by Arthur Schopenhauer, 1851
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The Intimate Journal of Henri Amiel

A Collection of Writings on Women -- Freiderich Neitszche  
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Virginibus Puerisque – Chapter One [Part 1] – by Robert Louis Stevenson

(From) Principles of Psychology -- by William James
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Need It Be So? – by Leo Tolstoy (1900)

(From) New Introductory Lectures on Psycho-Analysis -- by Sigmund Freud
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What’s Wrong With The World – by G.K. Chesterton (excerpts) (Book)
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Folk-lore of Women -- by T.F. Thistelton-Dyer (1906) (Book)

The Woman Question -- by Stephen Leacock (1916) 

The Polygamous Sex -- by Esther Villar (1976)
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